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Rain was best known for the eerie, sonorous voice he lent to HAL 9000 in the 1968 Stanley Kubrick film. However, he was also celebrated for his decades of performances on the Shakespearean stage.
Nov. 12, 2018
The first bill House Democrats' will vote on would establish automatic voter registration, strengthen the Voting Rights Act, limit partisan redistricting and tighten campaign finance laws.
Nov. 12, 2018
The weeks-long battle over "hanging chads" that ultimately landed the fate of the presidency in the U.S. Supreme Court, continues to cast a long shadow over the nation's political psyche.
Nov. 12, 2018
Two new studies offer unexpected insights — and solutions — into the problem of spousal abuse.
Nov. 12, 2018
A Kazakh rights organization has collected more than 1,000 testimonies from ethnic Kazakhs and Uighurs whose families have disappeared into a network of internment camps in Xinjiang.
Nov. 12, 2018
After decades, a Connecticut man found his grandfather's grave in the Netherlands, and the Dutch family members that were the grave's volunteer caretakers.
Nov. 12, 2018
A chemical in common paint removal products is implicated in more than 50 deaths. Even though a federal ban has been delayed, some major retailers are voluntarily taking the products off shelves.
Nov. 12, 2018
In two audio clips from her memoir, set to hit shelves Tuesday, the former first lady reads about her life at Princeton and about her difficulties having a baby.
Nov. 11, 2018
Firefighters are racing against wind gusts to control blazes raging in two areas of the state. In Northern California, officials say six more bodies were found.
Nov. 11, 2018
Republican Dan Crenshaw is one of at least 16 veterans who were newly elected to the House in the midterm elections.
Nov. 11, 2018
"We are not anti-gun: we are anti-bullet holes in our patients," wrote one physician in response to the NRA. Another posted a photo of his own scrubs, bloody from trying to save a gunshot victim.
Nov. 11, 2018
In the past year, NPR's Leila Fadel has had to report on the mass shooting in Las Vegas, and last week's shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., that left 13 dead, including the gunman.
Nov. 11, 2018
In a speech at the Arc de Triomphe, French President Emmanuel Macron took aim at the style of nationalism that has been embraced by President Trump.
Nov. 11, 2018
Rare mummified scarabs, preserved in coffins decorated with beetle drawings, were also found. Egypt hopes to attract visitors to the country's heritage sites, where tourism has dropped since 2011.
Nov. 11, 2018
The Trump administration hopes the sanctions will force Iran to negotiate a new nuclear deal. But analysts point out there are overt and covert activities to avoid the penalties.
Nov. 11, 2018

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